Inspiring Someone with Special Interests is Easier than you Think! Become an iRISE2 MENTOR!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

777 Glades RoadCOE 476Boca Raton, FL 33431


About

Social skills are very significant tools to success in the workplace and our community. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder many times struggle with engaging and maintaining conversation with peers and adults. iRISE 2 , Interest and Relationships Impacting Social Engagement and Employment, Mentoring Program provides high functioning individuals diagnosed with autism, ages 11-22, the opportunity to engage in a supportive one-to-one mentoring relationship. As a dedicated, professionally trained mentor, you will be able to provide guidance, support and friendship through social engagement and exploring employment interests with your protégé.

Mentor Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older

  • Open to maintaining a 1-year mentoring relationship

  • Minimum of 4-6 hours a month based on your availability

  • Valid Driver’s License and Auto Insurance

  • Successfully complete Volunteer Background Screening

Mentor Today!!

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn"-Benjamin Franklin

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Special Needs
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours a month; based on mentor's availability
  • 1-year commitment; Attend free evidence-based mentor trainings; No experience required

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